"What better way to show that the heritage of great design comes with us through the ages?" Dwell president Michela O'Connor Abrams asked the packed room. "When we really focus on great design, we know how to make it appropriate for this century and how to pull the pieces and the elements together."
Design Through the Ages is on view October 2-5 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the New York Design Center, 200 Lexington Avenue, 15th Floor, New York, NY and is free to the public.
Sara Dierck is a design researcher, writer, photographer and artist who enjoys creating meaningful connections between products, environments and people.